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Clyde Edwards-Helaire to receive Heroism Award for efforts during parade shooting

The Uvalde Foundation For Kids has announced that Kansas City Chiefs running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire has been added to its list of Heroism Award recipients for his efforts during the post-parade shooting that took the life of one and injured 22 others.

According to CBS7 in Texas, Edwards-Helaire shielded 13-year-old Zach Cotten during the shooting. His mother, Penny Hall, shared her story on social media.

“Zach Cotten made it home safe. Huge thank you to Clyde Edwards #25 for sheltering and getting my child to safety. Clyde even went back to check on Zach to make sure he was still doing OK.